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Property Agreements

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:32+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

Property Agreements Separate property and marital property are two different types of property you may find out are involved in your estate in divorce.  Both types of property can be owned by one person- maybe one spouse or both will have some of each. This is why people may think about and talk about common [...]

Divorce Basics – Part 2

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:32+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

  Divorce Basics, Part Two   What is a Rule 11 Agreement? A Rule 11 agreement is an agreement between the parties in the case about an issue or something else in the case that is written down, signed, and then filed in the case.  It is called a Rule 11 agreement because that is [...]

What’s on my Desk?

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:33+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Blog, Jill O'Connell|

What is on my Desk?   Family law is an area of law that touches and includes many different types of issues: children, property – both real and personal property, accounts – investment, bank and retirement to name a few, debts and liabilities, property characterization – is it separate property or community property and these [...]

Travel after Divorce

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:33+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Family Life|

Traveling after Divorce During divorce there are usually temporary orders in place or in Denton County at the very least there are the Standing Orders.  Those orders apply while the divorce is going on – while it’s pending. Traveling and spending long periods of time with your kids doesn’t have to come to an end [...]

Protecting Assets in Divorce

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:34+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Mediation|

  Protecting Assets in Divorce There are two primary parts of divorce law.  One part, that is in every divorce, is the area of property, including assets and liabilities.  The other part of divorce law is when there are children involved – and not every divorce has children involved.  But every divorce will deal with some [...]

3 Reasons to Ask Divorce Questions

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:34+00:00 July 6th, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

3 Reasons to Ask Divorce Questions   I was reading an article recently that really made an impression on me.  The writer was talking about the fear of asking questions.  He talked about how it affects us when we are in a public setting but also in just about any situation.  And, I think his [...]

Am I Married?

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:36+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

    Am I Married? Divorce questions are the most frequent questions we get at the office.  They range from ‘how do I get started’ to ‘what will it look like when we’re done’ and everything in between.  And, sometimes the divorce question isn’t really about divorce, but it is the first question that needs [...]

Summer and Spring Break

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:37+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

  Tips for Summer and Spring Break Summer and spring break go hand-in-hand.  Spring break is here or almost here for almost everyone in North Texas.  We will have to change our clocks soon because 'Spring Forward' is almost here. And that means that, believe it or not, summer is almost here.  And, for divorce [...]

Denton County District Court Dress Code

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:37+00:00 March 5th, 2016|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Dress Code Not Optional Everywhere we go everyday has a dress code whether it is casual or formal.  A tuxedo doesn't work at the water park and swim trunks don't work at a construction site.  The Denton County District Court dress code just became published for all attending court on February 22, 2016.  The memorandum [...]